SCWP Schindhelm press coverage
Six transport operators from Austria, Baden-Württemberg and Saarland have jointly started a tendering procedure for 504 tram-train vehicles. SCWP Schindhelm (Vienna) is advising the State of Salzburg and Schiene OÖ under the lead of Dr. Hanno Liebmann.(Dr Hanno Liebmann, Mag Stella Zankl, Dr Alice Meissner, Mag. Anna Sophie Riedl, Mag Sophie Esra Albayrakoglu)
> juve Magazin - Six cities procure tram-train vehicles with Heuking and SCWP Schindhelm
Dr. Immanuel Gerstner comments on the effectiveness of state aid loans and to what extent domestic companies currently benefit from them.(Dr Immanuel Gerstner)
> Profil - Corona state aids: The economy is facing a turbulent autumn
EU terminates the US data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”. Dr. Michael Pachinger provides insights on the effects of this decision and the need for measures to be taken by companies.(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)
> OÖN - Data protection becomes more complicated for companies
SCWP Schindhelm promoted one contract partner and three salary partners, thus further strengthening its position as one of the leading business law firms in Austria.(Dr Lukas Leitner, MMag Sebastian Hütter, Mag Lydia Kerbler, Mag Maria Praher)
> wirtschaftsanwaelte.at - Four new partners at Saxinger, Chalupsky & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH
SCWP Schindhelm’s public law practice has an outstanding position in rail infrastructure projects. Partner Hanno Liebmann is once more referred to as the figurehead of railway law.(Dr Hanno Liebmann, Dr Markus L. Nußbaumer)
> JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen - SCWP Schindhelm im Wirtschaftsverwaltungsrecht
SCWP Schindhelm advises SORAVIA on the sale of the Austro Tower to the German institutional real estate investor DEKA.(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Lukas Leitner, Mag Jana Seywald)
> wirtschaftsanwaelte.at - SCWP Schindhelm berät SORAVIA beim Verkauf des Austro Towers an DEKA
Dr. Michael Pachinger on big data and data protection law in the event of epidemics.(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)
> OÖN - Handydaten als Schlüssel im Kampf gegen Corona
Three frequently discussed topics in law firms at the moment: commercial leases, loan financing and remote Office.
(Dr. Franz Mittendorfer)
> OÖN - OÖN - "Kann ich den Staat auf Schadenersatz verklagen?"
Dr. Immanuel Gerstner on distressed loans.(Dr Immanuel Gerstner)
> Die Presse - Muss die Bank jetzt Kreditraten stunden?
Controversial points of rent reduction in the event of an epidemic. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)> Kurier - Mietzinsminderung: Rechtslage nicht eindeutig
The Austrian Minister of Justice on the legal situation concerning rent reductions during the shut-down. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)> extrajournal.at - Mietzinsminderung: Rechtslage nicht eindeutig
Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger and Dr. Bernhard Gonaus on limitations on profit distributions.(Dr Gerald Schmidsberger, Dr Bernhard Gonaus)
> Die Presse - Wer Gewinn verteilt, riskiert zu haften
Can companies reduce the rent during the shut-down. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)> bauforum.at - Reduktion von Mieten während der Krise
SCWP Schindhelm has set up an expert group to provide information on the legal areas that are most frequently affected by the crisis. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)> Börse Social Network - Börse Social Network - Rechtsanwaltskanzlei SCWP Schindhelm: Gründung des Expertenpools „COVID-19-Unit“
The Austrian Telekom collects data and passes it on to the government. (Dr. Michael Pachinger)> Salzburger Nachrichten - Coronavirus: A1 liefert Bewegungsströme an die Regierung
SCWP Schindhelm is organising an online event on the corona virus airing March 19th 2020.(Dr Alexander Wöß, Mag Bettina Poglies-Schneiderbauer, MMag Sebastian Hütter)
> extrajournal.net - Coronavirus-Hilfe: Online-Veranstaltung
Options for employees when schools and childcare facilities are closed.(Mag Bettina Poglies-Schneiderbauer)
> Die Presse - Corona: Kann ich zu Hause bleiben, um mein Kind zu betreuen?
The Chinese engine manufacturer Weichai acquires a 51 percent share of the Upper Austrian VDS Group.(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Lukas Leitner, Dr Thomas Ruhm, Dr Michael M. Pachinger)
> juve.de - Weichai erwirbt 51 Prozent an VDS Group
In a recent decision, the Austrian Supreme Court introduced stricter requirements for the validity of wills written by a third party (i.e. not the deceased herself / himself). Therefore, all wills written by a third party containing more than one sheet should be examined, says Dr Birgit Leb, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm. (Dr. Birgit Leb)(Dr Birgit Leb)
> wirtschaftsanwaelte.at - Der OGH zur Gültigkeit von fremdhändigen Testamenten
Dr Franz Mittendorfer, MMag Sebastian Hütter)
> Die Presse - Legal § People – Branchen-News aus der Welt des Rechts
Handling insolvencies, advising start-ups, selling a company - business lawyers reveal their most exciting cases: Christoph Luegmair, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, recently advised on the sale of a property on which an Amazon logistics centre is being built for a client.(Mag Christoph Luegmair)
> OÖN Pegasus - "Top 250" – "Grenzen ausloten"
The end of a partnership: - Two unmarried persons living together are facing a couple of disadvantages compared to a married couple or two people in a marital cohabitation.. Dr. Birgit Leb, attorney at law and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, gives advice about what should be taken into consideration in case of a separation or divorce.(Dr Birgit Leb)
> OÖN - Alles was Recht ist: Das Ende einer Lebensgemeinschaft
Crowd investing as an integral part of the financial market - The EU is eager to create an EU-wide level playing field for crowd investing platform to help crowdfunding services function smoothly and foster cross-border business funding. Crowd financing has gained importance in the real estate sector, says Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm.(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Lukas Leitner)
> Der Standard - "EU bastelt an Spielregeln für die Crowd"
A million-dollar fine against the "Österreichische Post AG": What does this mean for other companies? - Dr. Michael Pachinger, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, advises companies on data protection issues and believes that the record fine was foreseeable and that other companies need not be overly worried.(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)
> Profil - Datenschock: Millionenstrafe gegen die Post
SCWP Schindhelm is listed in the JUVE Career Ranking 2019 as one of the best educators for associates in the Austrian legal market: SCWP Schindhelm received top rankings for its support towards the bar exam and has a lot to offer for associates, for example internal lectures, workshops, university moot courts as well as the close cooperation with other law firms and tax consultants.> JUVE 2019 - Karriere: SCWP Schindhelm ist Top-Ausbildner
Manzanita Capital acquires a stake in Susanne Kaufmann Kosmetik GmbH: SCWP Schindhelm advised Susanne Kaufmann during the entire transaction process.(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Roland Heinrich, Dr Lukas Leitner, Mag Philipp Reinisch)
> juve.de - Susanne Kaufmann Kosmetik GmbH
The Crowd mainly finances construction projects - says Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm: "90 percent of the funds are used for real estate projects. More and more companies are making use of this opportunity to collect mezzanine capital from private investors".(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Lukas Leitner)
> Die Presse - "Die Crowd finanziert vor allem Bauprojekte"
One-year GDPR in Europe - Dr. Michael Pachinger, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, informs about important aspects of data protection law in his new handbook "Datenschutz - Recht und Praxis" (Data Protection - Law and Practice).(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)
> Die Presse - Legal § People: Handbuch Datenschutz
SCWP Schindhelm advised the IES Immobilien Group on the sale of its shares in the hotel and residential project "Y-Towers Amsterdam".(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Irene Meingast)
> extrajournal.net - IES Immobilien Group: Y-Towers
Have you already thought about tomorrow? From a legal and financial point of view, it is of great importance to make arrangements for retirement or demise in time. Dr. Birgit Leb, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, gives more insight on this topic in the OÖN "Aktiv leben".(Dr Birgit Leb)
> Sonderbeilage OÖN - "Aktiv leben"
Real estate prices are rising and may tempt you to sell your property. Dr. Irene Meingast, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, advises on what sellers should watch out for.(Dr Irene Meingast)
> Der Standard - "Was ein Verkauf der Immobilie kostet"
It's one year since the GDPR came into force. In an interview, Hannelore Schmidt (data protection officer at Austrian Airlines AG) and Dr.. Michael Pachinger (partner at SCWP Schindhelm) provide information o new legal developments, such as the right to data portability or regulations on profiling.(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)
> Die Presse - Legal § People – Branchennews aus der Welt des Rechts
Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm, was appointed as new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Athos Immobilien AG in December 2018.(Dr Gerald Schmidsberger)
> Börsianer Magazin - Dr. Gerald Schmidberger ist neuer Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender der Athos Immobilien AG